Educational Talent Search

Educational Talent Search is a federally funded TRIO program via the U.S. Department of Education which assists in providing mainstream educational opportunities to select participants.

Talent Search is designed to identify and assist persons from income eligible backgrounds and/or potential first generation student (neither parent has a four-year degree) to complete secondary education and subsequently enroll in post-secondary institutions.  Our efforts are coordinated with teachers, school counselors, parents, various community agencies and existing support system peers.

The office includes a library of admissions applications, catalogs, and brochures of colleges and universities throughout the United States.  The program provides individual advising and referrals to other agencies and organizations.  Activities include admissions and financial aid workshops; Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) preparation and tutoring, especially in Math, Science, and English; and college and career exploration.

Office Information
Location Schneider Avenue Building-1132
September – May Hours Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Additional hours available by appointment
Phone (219) 989-2460
(800) HI-PURDUE, x2460 locally within Indiana & Illinois
Fax (219) 989-2094

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